International Development (Online Learning) at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS

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Course summary

The MSc in International Development programme offers you an unparalleled opportunity to deepen your understanding and engagement with the most pressing challenges confronting people, communities and institutions in the Global South:

  • What are the processes that have shaped poverty and inequality across the world, as well as the responses to them?
  • How do they differ across international, national, and local contexts?
How will I learn? This programme builds and strengthens critical skills for analysing these development processes and inequities, exploring development issues in a range of different social, historical and political contexts. It is multidisciplinary in nature and it aims to provide you with a rigorous grounding in major debates, theories and critical concepts as well as proficiency in applying these to investigate contemporary development challenges, policy processes, and initiatives. Online community Our students are part of a vibrant and growing online community at our prestigious School of Social and Political Science and the College for Humanities and Social Sciences. Through our innovative platform and learning activities, you will forge meaningful relationships with your peers and a range of academic colleagues linking you to other relevant online programmes, such as:
  • MSc Global Challenges
You will also engage with related programmes such as:
  • MSc in Social Justice and Community Organising, in Moray House School of Education and Sport


See our website for detailed programme information.

Entry requirements

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International Development (Online Learning) at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS